Product Hunt Launch Recap
This is the first in our weekly blog series where we will cover the latest and greatest in the messaging platform ecosystem and provide regular Eletype company and product updates. This past week was a big one for us, we took the plunge and launched on Product Hunt. The reception and feedback of the app was great. Our team was able to see in real time what it was like for our app to “go viral” in the tech world. On behalf of our entire team, to all the people that upvoted, commented, shared and reviewed our app during and after launch day, thank you!
Mailchimp Integration is Live
Our team rolled out the official Mailchimp integration. You now have the ability to connect your Mailchimp Email campaigns and monitor daily campaign summaries, ,link Monitoring, and get real-time notifications. If that’s not enough then we added in open rates, bounce rates, click rates and A.I. driven campaign advice. If you want to get notified of something gone wrong, you can do that with real-time alerts for campaign launch, new subscribers, unsubscribes, and spam alerts.
You can read more about the integration on our website and create your own connection on Slack.
Mailchimp Announces CRM
Mailchimp built an all-in-one Marketing Platform to empower small businesses to connect with their audiences and create the customer love that’s needed to grow. For more than two years, they’ve been adding new features, like landing pages, Facebook ads, Google remarketing ads, postcards, social posting, and our marketing CRM tools that have become the heart of the Mailchimp platform. This week, we’re bringing it all together with a deeply integrated app experience for users, so they can market smarter and grow faster, new packages that allow customers to get the most out of Mailchimp, and a global marketing campaign where we tell the world we’re officially an “all-in-one Marketing Platform.”
ATL Startup Battle Recap
Atlanta’s entrepreneurial and tech community gathered on Tuesday night for the sixth Atlanta Startup Battle at Midtown’s TechSquare Labs. After a rigorous application process, the quarterly pitch competition invites five finalists to pitch on stage for the chance to win a $100,000 investment from TechSquare Labs’ early-stage venture fund.
This iteration of the competition crowned not one, but two winners in front of a sold-out crowd. TechSquare Labs co-founder Paul Judge presented a check to construction permits platform Permits.com and lawn care robotics startup Greenzie. We were in Atlanta Startup Battle last year and we also got some prize money
CallRail Best Place to Work
CallRail was one of 346 companies named to the 2019 list. Nearly 2,000 companies entered the contest, according to Inc., which partnered with Quantum Workplace to conduct surveys from over 139,000 employees. CallRail was one of 70 companies to make placement in the “Medium-Large” category, which is comprised of companies with 100-249 employees.
Given the pace of CallRail’s own growth since May 2018 and the fact that a record number of companies entered the Best Places to Work Awards this year, this year’s recognition is special.